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Traffic stop leads to 3 arrests on meth charges

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Detectives said these are the drugs and other items seized during the investigation. (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office) Detectives said these are the drugs and other items seized during the investigation. (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
Scott Dehart Scott Dehart
Stacey Grubb Stacey Grubb
Brady Broussard Brady Broussard
BAYOU VISTA, LA (WAFB) - Narcotics agents said a traffic stop led them to a home they believe drugs were being sold from, resulting in three arrests.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the arrests of Scott Dehart, 33, of Bayou Vista; Stacey Grubb, 33, also of Bayou Vista; and Brady Broussard, 38, of Morgan City. Deputies said Dehart and Grubb lived at the home where drugs and other items were found. They added a 4-year-old boy found in the home was released into the care of a family member.

Traci Landry with SMPSO said narcotics detectives patrolling the Morgan City area pulled over a car on US 90 for a traffic violation. Investigators identified the driver as Broussard and added his license was suspended. Detectives said meth, Klonopin, Taradal and Trilafon pills were found inside the vehicle. They reported also finding drug paraphernalia (spoons, syringes and a tourniquet).

Authorities said information collected during the investigation pointed to illegal drug activity to a home in Bayou Vista. Detectives reported a search of the home turned up several bags of meth with a street value of about $14,000, a bag of LSD, a handgun, drug paraphernalia (spoons, plastic bags, syringes and digital scales) and a little more than $1,100 in cash. They said they think the cash is from illegal drug sales. It was seized pending forfeiture.

All three suspects were booked into the parish prison.

Dehart is charged with:

Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute
Possession of Schedule I (LSD)
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor
Possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance
Transactions involving drug proceed

Grubb faces the following charges:

Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine)
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor

Broussard’s charges include:

Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine)
Possession of Schedule IV (Klonopin)
Possession of Legend Drug (Toradal)
Possession of Legend Drug (Trilafon)
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Driving under suspension
Improper lane usage

No bond has been set for any of the suspects.

Officials said the Morgan City Police Department and Berwick Police Department assisted in the investigation.

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